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Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has said that the closure of livestock marts nationwide, is an unfortunate but necessary short-term measure to take during the COVID 19 Emergency. Deputy Feighan says the department of agriculture, food and marine is working with stakeholders on contingency measures, to ensure that, as…

Sligo Leitrim TD Frank Feighan has withdrawn from the race to be the next Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann. Feighan had earlier indicated that he was seeking nominations for the position. There is also speculation linking Fianna Fáil’s Seán Ó Feargháil and  Fine Gael TD Heather Humphreys. Meanwhile, Independent TD…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

‘Let’s not play party politics with the Regional Garda Station project.’ That’s according Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael general election candidate, Frank Feighan. Fianna Fail TD and candidate, Marc MacSharry, recently made claims that the Office of Public Works are potentially no longer proceeding with a new regional Garda station at Caltragh…

A Fine Gael general election candidate has confirmed to Ocean FM news that the decision taken by the party to expel Jude Perry has been ‘rescinded’ Fine Gael had taken the decision to expel Perry, a member of its youth organisation after they claimed he publicly supported his father who…

A Donegal TD has cautiously welcomed the recent announcement of over €32m for regional and local roads for Donegal for 2020. Pat the Cope Gallagher says that although the allocation of funds for the repair of these roads are needed, there is a lack of ambition to deal with the…